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Communism in History and Theory

From Utopian Socialism to the Fall of the Soviet Union (Communism in History and Theory)

by Donald F. Busky

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • Reference works,
  • Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Europe - General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Communism,
  • History,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Utopian socialism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9342051M
    ISBN 10027597748X
    ISBN 109780275977481

      With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice. At its heart, the book is a history of the Soviet Union, the most comprehensive reorganization of human society ever attempted by a nation /5(98).   The Black Book of Communism First published in , The Black Book of Communism, Crimes, Terror, Repression, is a catalogue of unspeakable horror unequaled in the history of the book begins with a Foreword by Martin Malia: “Communism has been the great story of the twentieth century.


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Communism in History and Theory book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Busky explores the very beginnings of communist Communism in History and Theory book an /5. He is the author Communism in History and Theory book Democratic Socialism: A Global Survey (Praeger, ) and the companion volumes to the present book: Communism in Asia, Africa, and the Americas: History and Theory and The European Experience with Communism: History and Theory, both published by Praeger in Cited by: 5.

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At its heart, the book Communism in History and Theory book a history of the Soviet Union, the most comprehensive reorganization of human society ever attempted by a nation /5(). DONALD F.

BUSKY is Adjunct Professor of History and Political Science at Camden County College. He is the author of Democratic Socialism: A Global Survey (Praeger, ) and the companion volumes to the present book: From Utopian Socialism to the Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union: Communism in History and Theory and The European Communism in History and Theory book with Communism: History and Theory, both.

Origins of Chinese Communism. Oxford University Press, ISBN Fitzpatrick, Sheila. "Revisionism in Soviet History" History and Theory () 46#4 pp.

77–91 online, historiographical essay that covers the scholarship of the three major schools, totalitarianism, revisionism, and post-revisionism. The political theory of socialism, which gave rise to ­communism, had been around for hundreds of years by the time a German philosopher named Karl Marx put pen to paper.

Marx, also known as the father of communism, spent most of his life in exile in Great Britain and France. He wrote the Communist Manifesto inwhich later served as the Author: Alia Hoyt.

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History and Backround of Communism. Foundation, Goals, and Priorities. Communism was an economic-political philosophy founded by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the second half of the 19 th century. Marx and Engels met inand discovered that they had similar principles.

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Busky Praeger, The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression is a book by Stéphane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Andrzej Paczkowski and several other European academics documenting a history of political repressions by Communist states, including genocides, extrajudicial executions, deportations, killing populations in labor camps and artificially created : Stéphane Courtois.

With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice.

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Communism, political and economic doctrine that aims to replace private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and communal control of at least the major means of production (e.g., mines, mills, and factories) and the natural resources of a society.

A book-signing party with Steve Resnick and Rick Wolff is being held Wednesday, Oct. 16, from p.m. at Atticus Books, 8 Main St. in Amherst. "Class Theory and History: Capitalism and Communism in the USSR" is published by Routledge. This book covers Communism, and is written by the author of a history of the Russian revolution.

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the French Revolution, to divisions among the ideas of social democratic political. theory and communism, to. View History of Communism Research Papers on for free. Class Theory and History: Capitalism and Communism in the USSR. By Stephen A Resnick and Richard D.

Wolff. Routledge, “The exploitation of workers”, the authors contend, “prevailed across the entire history of the USSR. When one kind of exploitative class. Then again, the same could be said for any aspect of history. Author’s Note: Since Communism isn’t merely an economic or political or social theory but rather a combination of all three, you can see how describing the theory itself- let alone its history- is.

CLASS THEORY AND HISTORY: CAPITALISM AND COMMUNISM IN THE USSR, Stephan A. Resnick and Richard D. Wolff; New York and London: Routledge, Reviewed by Paresh Chattopadhyay.

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The.Ebook and communism -- Soviet Union -- History Filed under: Communism -- Soviet Union -- History The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism (London: G. Allen and Unwin, c), by Bertrand Russell.